Tag: NHS
about 21 hours ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Thousands of Derriford Hospital patients waited over 24 hours in A&E

A total of 2,586 over-65s had to wait over 24-hours in University Hospital Plymouth NHS Trust A&E before being admitt...

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2 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

10-question NHS test helps adults find out if they have autism

The test, used by University Hospitals Plymouth, is made up of ten questions to help adults find out if they may be a...

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9 days ago
walesonline.co.uk

One of Wales' largest hospitals put on Black Alert as people are told to avoid A&E

The hospital is seeing high numbers of patients, including many with 'DIY-related injuries'

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10 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Derriford Hospital declares fifth critical incident of 2024

The announcement comes just three weeks after the last critical incident was stood down on March 14 - but this time "...

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10 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Pervert hoax caller targeting female NHS staff in Plymouth

The man calls hospital switchboards asking to speak to a gynaecologist, sexual health worker or midwife before preten...

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11 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth woman's life changed by 'artificial pancreas'

The NHS has been given £2.5 million to help identify patients who could receive the world-first "artificial pancreas"...

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13 days ago
devonlive.com

Devon funeral notices to 72 loved ones who have died

Touching messages have been placed into the funeral notices section

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21 days ago
belfastlive.co.uk

Lisburn Road Queen's University scientific research buildings get green light

Two new buildings will be built at the bottom of the Lisburn Road

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27 days ago
lancs.live

Investigation into why two patients endured waits of over 150 hours in A&E

Board members heard that “root causes analysis” was being carried out into each of the cases,

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29 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Investigation ongoing after two Plymstock School pupils hospitalised

Police said two people were taken to hospital by paramedics following the incident

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29 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Major new £1 land deal agreed in Plymouth

It's a new chapter for Colin Campbell Court in the heart of the city centre

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29 days ago
devonlive.com

Deaf students bridge communication gap for prestigious UK organisations

Deaf students teach major companies like the Met Office how to sign and break down communication barriers

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about 1 month ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Unannounced CQC inspection at Derriford Hospital as it enters four day of critical incident

Email shared by national newspaper health reporter reveals Emergency Department staff are being interviewed by Care Q...

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about 1 month ago
lancs.live

A&E demand soars in Blackpool piling ‘unprecedented’ pressure on hospital

"I'm a seasoned person in working in hospitals in winter, this is my 35th one of them, and it certainly has been a to...

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about 1 month ago
belfastlive.co.uk

PHA warning to NI parents amid rise in 'highly contagious' infection

The PHA has outlined symptoms to look out for

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about 1 month ago
belfastlive.co.uk

NI man backs new campaign after cancer diagnosis left him in 'state of shock'

Lindsay first thought his symptoms were due to a bout of coronavirus

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about 1 month ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Devon hospital turning away patients with broken bones

Residents around Tavistock have been told they may have to be sent to Launceston or Plymouth if they need an X-ray

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about 1 month ago
lancs.live

New boss revealed for Blackpool and Fylde Coast hospitals

Maggie Oldham has more than 40 years of experience working in health care

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about 2 months ago
express.co.uk

Reform's Richard Tice lays into 'sinking Sunak' and explains how UK can save £150bn a year

Anti-woke party Reform have become the first to publish their general election plans as leader Richard Tice warned th...

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about 2 months ago
devonlive.com

Half of Devon’s children left toothless by Tory dental plan say Lib Dems

The Lib Dems reveal shocking figures that show how the government’s dental reforms are failing to protect the oral he...

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Anger as Royal Mail 'slow post' plan could delay deliveries of billions of items and NHS letters

The privatised postal giant, which racked up a £319million half-year loss in November, is in talks to postpone delive...

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth nursing student praised for going above and beyond

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in London later this month

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about 2 months ago
devonlive.com

Devon Air Ambulance unveils new high-performance vehicles

They've been specially converted for their emergency role and will help the charity respond to more incidents and del...

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Map shows 100-day cough spreading in South West as GPs diagnose more cases than in a decade

The UK Health Security Agency has received notifications of 412 suspected cases of whooping cough in the last week - ...

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth's three-point plan to tackle city's NHS dental crisis

The city's Dental Taskforce has agreed on three key priorities to improve NHS dental provision for local residents

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about 2 months ago
devonlive.com

Lynton could lose health centre unless GP is found

A charming town in Exmoor is looking for a GP who can take over its health centre and join its friendly community

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2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

'Soundbites and smiles won't fix Plymouth's problems'

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak visited Plymouth on Friday, touring a submarine factory, went for a run on the Hoe and tal...

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2 months ago
devonlive.com

North Devon MP welcomes NHS Dental Recovery Plan amid closing surgeries

The NHS Dental Recovery Plan aims to create 2.5 million more dental appointments and expand prevention care for children

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2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Derriford Hospital announces another critical incident

Just seven days after ending a week-long series of 'critical incident' announcements, hospital chiefs declare yet ano...

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2 months ago
devonlive.com

South West pharmacies to treat common conditions without GP referral

It's part of a major transformation in the way the NHS delivers care in the community

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2 months ago
devonlive.com

Dental crisis deepens as Devon town loses another practice

Two dental practices have shut down and another one has renounced its orthodontic contract

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2 months ago
devonlive.com

Victory in fight to save Devon hospital

The people of Seaton have spoken: they won’t let their hospital be demolished or sold off by a private company

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2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Ivybridge sailor who recorded death message makes miracle recovery after £55k raised

Alex Carter, 38, was admitted to an intensive care unit in Guatemala during the first week of January

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2 months ago
devonlive.com

Royal Devon invites you to join with apprenticeships for all ages and stages

Whether you are looking for a new career, a promotion, or a qualification, the Royal Devon has an apprenticeship for you

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2 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Mancunians are more at risk of dying early from this disease than anywhere else in England and Wales

Manchester is also the second highest in the entirety of the UK when it comes to premature deaths of this kind

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2 months ago
lancs.live

Call to routinely screen Preston A&E patients for HIV

Preston City Council has now resolved to lobby ministers for the funding needed to expand opt-out testing into other ...

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3 months ago
mirror.co.uk

'You don't have to be a royalist to praise Charles this week - especially as a Black man'

You don’t have to be a flag-waving, tub-thumping, camp-out-on-the-streets-like-a- lunatic royalist to grasp the ­sign...

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3 months ago
chroniclelive.co.uk

Anger at Newcastle pharmacy closures as people face hour-long queues at 'overwhelmed' chemists

Six of the city’s pharmacies have closed down permanently in the past two years and three more are expected to follow...

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3 months ago
dailystar.co.uk

Brits heading to Canary Islands' holiday hotspots warned of rise in syphilis

Holidaymakers looking to get lucky on sunny islands in Spain have been warned about a rise in sexually transmitted in...

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